Christmas KFA Closure: Mon, 12/23/19 - Sun, 1/5/20. Classes resume Mon, 1/6/20 - View Details

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY MARTIAL ARTS PROGRAM

Instructors and Staff

Instructors


Sensei Wayne Centra MOTR/L SWC
Sensei Wayne Centra MOTR/L SWC

Position: Founder of Karate For All

A graduate of Pacific University's Occupational Therapy Program with a Masters in Occupational Therapy. He is a pediatric Occupational Therapist and founder of Karate for All. His experience includes over 35 years of martial arts experience and a black belt degree. He has been instructing students in Martial arts for 30 years, at colleges, schools and rehabilitation centers. Wayne combines his background in martial arts with his professional discipline of occupational therapy. He has been instructing at Children's Hospital of Orange County since 2001.

Sensei Brandon
Sensei Brandon

Position: Karate For All Private & Group Instructor

Brandon is a graduate of the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a second degree black belt in karate. He has been involved with Karate For All for the past eleven years. He is pursuing a career in Occupational Therapy with hopes of specializing in pediatrics.

Sensei Jerry
Sensei Jerry

Position: Karate For All Assistant Instructor

Jerry is currently attending college at Cal State Fullerton and is an excellent second degree black belt in karate. He has been involved with Karate For All for the past nine years as a former student and assistant instructor. He finds joy and fulfillment in working with the kids and families here. In his free time, he enjoys being active and playing basketball.

Rebecca Renteria
Rebecca Renteria

Position: Private Instructor

Rebecca Renteria is a graduate of the Program in Public Health at the University of California, Irvine. She has an extensive background in pediatrics, she has interned at the Blind Children’s Learning Center, worked as a stellar ABA Behavior Interventionist, and a dedicated volunteer and private instructor at Karate for All.  Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy at Stanbridge University. She is a part of the Stanbridge Student Occupational Therapy Association and is committed to the advocacy of OT. Rebecca has a passion for working with children and hopes to specialize in sensory integration. At KFA, she is an enthusiastic instructor and loves to facilitate her students to learn, grow, and have fun!

Karissa Nakayama
Karissa Nakayama

Position: Private Instructor

Bio coming soon!

Erica Chau
Erica Chau

Position: KFA Private Instructor

Bio coming soon!

Staff


Cat Huskey
Cat Huskey

Position: KFA Secretary

Cat attended Riverside City College and transferred to Cal Poly Pomona where she graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications. She was a previous manager at a smoothie shop called Surf City Squeeze and uses her excellent organizational skills to operate the front desk at KFA. In addition, she freelances in writing online editorials and is an expect in creating product descriptions. She enjoys being with her coworkers and the support they provide. Cat also loves seeing the kids every week for karate and therapy! In her free time, Cat enjoys weaving, creating art pieces, riding her bike, eating delicious foods, and making new crafts!

Lili Do
Lili Do

Position: KFA Secretary

Lili Do attended the University of California, Irvine and graduated with a major in psychology as well as a minor in literary journalism. She has worked as a front desk registrar for a non-profit called Center for Living Peace, and was the training director at KUCI (UC Irvine's proprietary radio station). Lili was also a successful ABA Behavior Interventionist and Consult for Autism Interventions and Resources. She is pursuing Occupational Therapy because she is drawn to how dedicated this line of work is to help people. In her free time, Lili plays beach volleyball, discovering new bands and artists, going to concerts, and traveling and getting lost in new places!

Amy Nguyen
Amy Nguyen

Position: KFA Secretary

My name is Amy Nguyen. I am currently going to Cal State Fullerton pursuing my bachelor’s in Kinesiology. I have extensive experience working with kids in both a home and classroom environment. I have worked as a tutor at Kumon Tutoring Centor and a waitress at Belly Bombz Kitchen. My secretary position here at Karate For All has only strengthened my passion to bring families together by providing as much therapeutic fun as possible for the kids! Some of my favorite things to do include going to concerts, thrift shopping, and playing basketball.